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A$AP Rocky, 2Chainz to perform at Beyond Borders Festival in Jakarta

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Tue, April 9, 2019  /  06:11 pm
A$AP Rocky, 2Chainz to perform at Beyond Borders Festival in Jakarta

American rapper A$AP Rocky performs at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in California, United States, on Feb. 2. ( Munksgard/File)

The Beyond Borders Festival, said to be the largest hip-hop and R&B music festival in Asia, will be held at Allianz Ecopark in Ancol Dreamland Park, North Jakarta, on April 30 and May 1.

Promoter MME Entertainment has announced the festival's lineup of rappers, who includes A$AP Rocky, 2Chainz and Future from the United States; Joe Flizzow and SonaOne from Malaysia; and Alif, Fariz Jabba and Yung Raja from Singapore. The festival will also feature two Indonesian rappers, namely Ariel Nayaka & The Blue Room Boys and Matter Mos.

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A member of hip-hop collective A$AP Mob, A$AP Rocky rose to fame with the release of his first mix tape Live.Love.A$AP in 2011. Ariel Nayaka, known for his smooth delivery and R&B-tinged music, has collaborated with rising Indonesian musicians, such as rapper Ramengvrl, DJ Dipha Barus and musician Emir Hermono.

Tickets for the event are available online in several categories, such as VIP festival, GAA festival, GAB festival, Eastside VVIP and Westside VVIP. Daily and two-day passes are available. Prices start at Rp 850,000 ($60.10) for a daily pass in the GAB festival category.

Antara reported that the festival would also display art installations and graffiti. (wir/wng)

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